Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Meet Our Scholars

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Griffin M. Laihinen
Purdue University

Griffin studies environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University with a minor in environmental policy. He is passionate about solving problems that generate undue emissions impacting air and water quality. Griffin has completed three internships concerning sustainable manufacturing in Wisconsin, Texas, and California. Throughout college, Griffin has worked on various community projects to foster public interest in urban farming and industrial safety. On campus, he is the president of a professional service organization promoting engineering education for high schoolers. In his free time, Griffin enjoys watching soccer, listening to political podcasts, and hiking in local parks.